PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks got good news Thursday in learning that a setback in center fielder Adam Eaton's recovery from a sprained ulnar collateral ligament does not involve structural damage, but the team still wants to be sure its relief is not misplaced.
Eaton said Friday he will get a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews, the renowned orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports injuries, early next week to make sure the initial diagnosis by team physician Dr. Michael Lee is accurate.
"We're going to see what he has to say," Eaton said. "We're going to let him look at it, and he'll go from there."
Eaton was shut down earlier this week during a rehab assignment with Single-A Visalia after experiencing discomfort. He had spent two weeks with Triple-A Reno as a designated hitter before starting to play the field with Visalia last Friday.
"The first day in Round Rock I played the field, and I made a throw home and it didn't feel right," Eaton said. "The doctor said there's a...